Housing, Grenoble, France

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This public green space & garden is located in a in a new social housing development and is part of a ZAC (zone for urban renewal) on the outskirts of Grenoble.  The garden serves not only the housing development that surrounds it, but is also open to the general public.  Although an automatic watering system has been installed, plants requiring low quanties of water were chosen.  The planting scheme also provides year round interest, colour and fragrance.

Responsible for : Planting plan, tender documents for the planting.

By happy accident, the autumn colour of the liquidambar trees is mirrored by the colour of the facades.

L-R:  The mountain views, a planting plan, a parking area softened by planting.